Browsing: Asante Kotoko

Hearts of Oak beat Great Olympics 2-1 in the week 7 fixture to inflict more pain on the dwindling returnees at the Accra sports stadium. Hearts of Oak suffered a 0-2 defeat against Aduana Stars last weekend but responded well as they waited till the 82nd to secure all the three points. Olympics started well in the game but could not make the most of the chance as the Phobians drew the first blood against the run of play. Paul Acquah neatly diverted Fatau’s cross in the 25th minutes. Olympics replied in 14th minutes after Hearts defense were caught ball watching…

Kotoko Lawyer, Yaw Boafo has explained why Asante Kotoko have not been paying the monthly salary of their former assistant manager over the past two months. Following a revelation by ex deputy coach to the media wailing about the club’s failure to pay his entitlement for the past months, Kotoko have come clear on the subject which has dominated in the media landscape. The club’s lawyer Boafo speaking to Kumasi based Kessben FM explained Kotoko did not sack Michael but reassigned the former assistant coach. Boafo expounded Michael after the reassignment officially wrote to the club turning down his new…

Aside Hearts and Kotoko hostility which is the greatest in the Ghanaian football calendar, there is no other derby in the country which comes close to Hearts of Oak and Great Olympic encounters. Whether official or unofficial, it always has it momentous characteristics. The reason is simple, it is fight to determine who the right custodians of the City is. People would want to say the fixture has lost it worth, an argument which is in a good taste. Whatever be the case, Accra sports stadium has been promised yet another thrilling Hearts-Great Olympics derby. None of the two side…

Former interim Asante Kotoko Coach Michael Osei says he has was given a raw deal by the new management after he rejected a move to train the youth side of the club. Osei who led the Porcupine Warriors to a fifth-place finish last season after taking over the rein when head coach David Duncan was sacked, rejected the offer made to him by the club. Reports were rife in the media that new coach Zdravko Lugarusic called for the demotion of the former Kotoko player. Osei has attributed the constant changes of coach’s to internal politics in the club. “Everybody…

Veteran Ghanaian coach Herbert Addo is embittered by the way the Ghana FA has “neglected” him during his ailing days. According to the experienced football coach, no official from the football governing body has paid him a visit to check on his weakening health and recounts his shock at how the nation celebrates deaths of veteran coaches. Addo is disappointed at the system and hopes the status quo is changed. “I was so shocked when I saw the Graphic on Monday on EK Afranie’s burial splendid with big Kente and even the president was even there. The likes of Osam…

Ghana Premier League side Asante Kotoko have been handed a major boost ahead of their match day six fixture away to Bolga All Stars on Sunday with the return of injured trio to training on Tuesday at the club’s Adako Jachie base. Versatile player, Evans Quao and offensive midfielders, Ollenu Ashitey and Kwame Boahene were put through various light training activities by the medical team. Evans Quao suffered a foot injury at the start of the season and has been out for six weeks. Kwame Boahene missed the last two league matches at Obuasi (Ashgold) and in Kumasi (Elmina Sharks)…

Immediate past general manager of Asante Kotoko Samuel Opoku Nti has said he’s ever ready to serve again for Kotoko in any capacity if he’s invited. The erstwhile who served for three years as the head of the club’s management says his doors are opened for a possible return if the Dr Kwame Kyei’s administration sees anything good him to call on him. Opoku speaking in an interview with Kumasi based Adehye FM did not rule out working again with the club he loves most by stating he’s “ready” to accept any offer from the club to work in any…

A cross-section of prostitutes in the Ashanti region have attributed football as a determining factor in boosting of their market as prostitutes. According to the prostitutes, patronage of their services shoot high when Kumasi Asante Kotoko, the biggest football club in the region win their league games. A leader of the prostitutes based at Adum, Naa Hemaa speaking with a Kessben FM reporter disclosed, especially when Kotoko win games at the Baba Yara stadium, the number of people who crave for their services doubles. The sex workers complained during the 2015/16 Ghana premier league season, patronage of their services relatively…

Asante Kotoko head coach Dzravko Logarusic has rubbished claims that he currently has the best of players at his disposal in the ongoing Ghana Premier League. Connoisseurs of the game have tipped the Porcupine warriors to win the 2017/2018 GPL trophy after making some incredible signings notably, Baba Mahama, Yakubu Mohammed, Kwame Boahene, Prince Acquah, Isaac Quansah, Awal Mohammed, Abass Mohammed and Olllenu Ashitey. But Zdravko’s speaking at a pre-match presser disclosed to the club’s in house media there are much quality out there playing for competition who would have walked into his team. “you are all talking about the…

Former Kumasi Asante Kotoko coach David Duncan says he’s not in a rush to join any club in the Ghana Premier League since he will only work with one that meets his  stature. Duncan has not joined any club after Kumasi Asante Kotoko sacked him in November,2016. The former Hearts of Oak trainer told Takoradi based Empire FM that he intends to join a club with a higher pedigree and has ruled out a return to management with “just any” club. He said “I can’t just join any club, I left Kotoko almost a year now and many clubs came calling…

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